Caregiver - Direct Support Professional (DSP) CLS - Santa Barbara
Company: United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: October 6, 2018
Responsibilities Assists people served in achieving personal, behavioral, educational, or vocational goals as identified in Individual Service Plan (ISP) and the Individual Program Plan (IPP) Assists people served to maintain their personal appearance, personal hygiene, and health at the highest possible level Assists people served with household duties and to maintain their residence in a clean, orderly, and safe condition Assists people served to access their community, including access to community venues for business, social, and recreational purposes Assists people served to monitor and maintain their health Assists people served with administration, attending medical appointments, following dietary guidelines, and following health-related protocols Ensures the safety and well-being of people served at home and in the community Communicates effectively with others Assists in preparation of incident reports as required Completes all required documentation: general logs, financial logs, medication administration records, and progress notes/flow charts as required Successfully accesses electronic communication, including electronic records for person(s) served, online payroll processes, and online schedules Attends required in-service trainings Qualifications Must be 18 years of age or older High school diploma or equivalent required Sufficient reading, writing, comprehension, and communication skills in English to perform essential duties and responsibilities Ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to communicate and work professionally and cooperatively with others Ability to successfully pass all post-offer, pre-employment screening requirements, including criminal background check, drug screening, physical exam, and provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States Ability to run, push, pull, bend, squat, kneel, lift, and transfer clients (with assistance of others and mechanical lift) We offer competitive starting salaries and benefits to full-time staff: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Life Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Paid Holidays, Vacation Benefits, Paid Sick Leave Benefits, Referral Bonus Plan, and Retirement Plan. UCPLA is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates. UCPLA also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment pursuant to California Law and, if applicable, the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance. PM17 3
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